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Heather Lovett Dunn, Content Director, Cronkite News

Email: heather.dunn.1@asu.edu
Office: Sixth-floor newsroom/Room 555C
Phone: 602.496.5282

Curriculum Vitae

Cronkite News – Broadcast

As content director for Cronkite News, Heather Lovett Dunn assists student reporters with story ideas and development, writing and live presentation of those stories in the award-winning student-produced live newscast Cronkite News.

Prior to joining the Cronkite School, Dunn worked as the senior content manager at KPNX-TV, the NBC affiliate in Phoenix. She also served as managing editor and executive producer of the morning newscast at the NBC affiliate. While there, she was honored with three Emmy awards for Best Newscast and Continuing Coverage of the Yarnell Wildfire, as well as for School Solutions, a franchise dedicated to helping parents navigate the education system. Dunn also produced newscasts at KPHO-TV and KTVK-TV both in Phoenix, as well as KVOA-TV in Tucson, Ariz. Dunn also produced two education town halls in conjunction with NBC News’ “Education Nation.”

Dunn graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in broadcast journalism and political science. She has been a Kneeland Project Fellow, a graduate of Valley Leadership, and named one of Xavier College Preparatory’s Women of Distinction. She considers herself a native Phoenician, and lives in central Phoenix with her husband.